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Author Fountain, Anne, 1946- author.

Title José Martí, the United States, and race / Anne Fountain.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 161 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Physical Medium polychrome
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Summary A national hero in Cuba and a champion of independence across Latin America, José Martí produced a body of work that has been theorized, criticized, and politicized. However, one of the most understudied aspects of his life remains his time in the United States and how it affected his attitudes toward racial politics. Martí saw first-hand the treatment of slaves in the Cuban countryside and as a young man in Havana had mourned the death of Lincoln. But it was in New York City, near the close of the century, where he penned his famous essay "My Race," declaring that there was only the.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-153) and index.
Contents Cuba's most universal man -- Martí and race, an overview -- Black Cubans in the United States -- African Americans and the post-Civil War United States -- Chronicles of the crusaders -- Native Americans and "nuestra América" -- Immigrant communities -- Challenging the colossus : responses to U.S. racism.
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Subject Martí, José, 1853-1895 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Martí, José, 1853-1895.
Criticism and interpretation.
Martí, José, 1853-1895 -- Political and social views.
Political and social views.
Martí, José, 1853-1895.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Fountain, Anne, 1946- José Martí, the United States, and race. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014] 9780813049748 (OCoLC)861209463
ISBN 9780813055015 (electronic book)
0813055016 (electronic book)